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Backpack 101 – Help Your Kids Avoid Back Pain

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  Backpack 101 – Help Your Kids Avoid Back Pain Kids think it’s “cool” to strap on their backpacks and head out to school. But if they don’t know how…

One Simple Exercise to Improve Your Rounded Shoulders

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While at a local bookstore the other day I noticed an unusually large proportion of people with poor posture, specifically, rounded shoulders. Sure, this is more common in the elderly…

The Solution For Sciatica, Leg Pain and Disc Herniations: Chiropractic Care

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Not all leg pain comes from the back, but when a nerve is pinched or irritated in your lower spine, it can cause very serious lower back and/or leg pain,…

Five Common Causes of Neck Pain and Proven Help

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  Neck pain can be acute or chronic, but regardless, when you’re in pain, relief is the first thing on your mind. Just as important as relief, of course, is…

Couch Potatos: Recipe For Unhealthy Bones

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  VANCOUVER – A new study has found teens who have a “couch potato” lifestyle risk having permanent negative effects on their bone health. Orthopedics Prof. Heather McKay of the…

Exercise Videos

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Click on the following exercise videos links for stretching and posture correction. For best results warm up first before stretching. Stop if something hurts. Start posture correction exercises after the…

Movement; Good For What Ails You

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  Have you ever noticed it feels better when you get up and move? Your body has a specific need when it comes to the amount of movement you experience…

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Snow Shoveling Without Back Pain

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Winter weather can pack a punch and, with the season’s heavy snowfalls, injuries often result. Improper snow shoveling and even snow blowing is often to blame. But snow shoveling out…

Want To Cut Your Lower Back Pain By Up To 50% In Seconds?

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It may seem hard to believe, but if you pay more attention to what aggravates and what alleviates your pain, it can truly help. The main division in lower back…

Fight Chronic Pain And Illness By Focusing On Inflammation: Part 2

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Besides diet, pay close attention to what activities aggravate your pain and inflammation: Is it from sitting on the lazy-boy chair, or vacuuming, is your bed getting a little soft,…

Fight Chronic Pain And Illness By Focusing On Inflammation: Part 1

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Inflammation is likely to emerge as the health concern of the decade. Most serious illnesses have inflammation as their root cause. How does it show up and how can you…

Matheson Chiropractic Clinic – 5 Great Years!

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Ode to Orillia, Our new Hometown Orillia will thrill ya, That’s what we heard them say, Nicknamed the ‘Sunshine City’, It’s really made us stay. Sporting the Mariposa Music Festival,…

Do You Suffer From Foot Pain?

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Do your feet hurt at the end of the day? Are they tired or stiff? Do they ever feel like you need to crack them? An adjustment may be just…

Has a Fall Got You Down?

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It’s safe to assume that each of us will experience some type of fall in our lifetime. Every fall impacts body function, movement, mechanics, and efficiency. Different types of falls…

How Much Sugar is Too Much?

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How much sugar is too much? Did you know the average North American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar a day! Wow. Would you believe that sugar is the worst toxin?…

Keep Moving for Good Health

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Movement is life. Without movement, there is no life or very little. For those who don’t exercise at all, they surely have a deficiency of movement. You don’t have to…

Fall Walking

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Keep up your walking as the weather gets colder. It can still be fun and a terrific exercise most of the fall, and some of the winter too. Just be…

Beat the Blues With Exercise

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Depression is a serious health issue, whether we’re talking clinical depression (major depressive disorder), mild depression, seasonal affective disorder (or appropriately, “SAD” – depressive symptoms that often occur during the fall /…

How Will We Feel in 5 – 10 Years From Now?

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It dawned on me the other day, that most of us don’t feel bad enough yet to make the decision to commit to some of those dreaded lifestyle changes we…